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Olympic-sized

Line breaks: Olympic-sized
(also Olympic-size)

Definition of Olympic-sized in English:

adjective

(Of a swimming pool or other sports venue) of the dimensions prescribed for modern Olympic competitions.
Example sentences
  • The hotel will boast a huge sports centre and Olympic-size swimming pool and is expected to attract mainly business tourists because of its favourable location close to the airport.
  • It also has an Olympic-size swimming pool and indoor gyms with wrestling and judo mats, fencing strips and a boxing ring.
  • The 6,650,000 bottles of water that will be used to hydrate the athletes could fill up an entire Olympic-sized swimming pool.

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